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National intelligencer (1810)

Author: Gales, Joseph, 1786-1860; Seaton, William Winston, 1785-1866
Volume: v. 11, no. 1692
Publisher: Washington City [D.C.] : Joseph Gales
Language: English
Call number: AP 2 N344
Digitizing sponsor: Brock University - University of Toronto Libraries
Book contributor: Brock University
Collection: BrockUniversity; ontario_council_university_libraries; toronto
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Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812. Issue for May 22, 1813 includes a letter of May 9th from Gen. W. H. Harrison to the Sec. of War, stating that the enemy had begun removing their artillery. Much more about the continued siege of Ft. Meigs on May 5 by Indians and the British. The letter is signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison, other news and other war reporting; Issue for June 8, 1813 includes extract of a letter on status of fleet on Lake Erie, report of two vessels from Chaunceys squadron with regulars destroying a large depot of British stores, report of attack by British on Sacketts Harbour, second account of attack on Sacketts Harbour by Gen. Jacob Brown, opinion of naval court of inquiry on surrender by Lt. John D. Henley of US brig Viper to British, report on recent privatee ring events/arrivals of US ships (or captured British ships), Pikes last orders (written before departing Sacketts Harbour), additional recent naval events (naval correspondence, recent arrivals/captures, etc.), Report of US ship Chesapeake captured by British, details of capture of the US ship Chesapeake, report of the capture of Fort George from the British, additional report of battle at Sacketts Harbour, report of case of capture of British schooner Matilda, report of three alleged impressed US sailors on British ship reluctant to engage during attack on US ship Hornet, report of privateering off Port Elizabeth, report of Siege of Fort Meigs; Issue for June 24, 1813 includes a report of American encounter with British fleet at 40 Mile Creek, report of the capture of the Chesapeake, report of battle in Plattsburgh between American schooners and British gunboats, report of Battle of Newark, letter by Gen. Morgan Lewis to Secretary of War detailing retreat from Stoney Creek, mentioning Dearborns resignation, letter from Dearborn asking that Lewis retreat to Fort George, returns for killed wounded and missing in action at Stoney Creek, report Capt. Perry expected back from Black Rock with new vessels, native attack on small settlement of Cold Creek, report of British burning mill at Cape Henry for non-compliance of a local miller, Various naval skirmishes, captures, etc; Issue for June 29, 1813 includes extract of letter from Sacketts Harbour to the Secretary of the Navy including details of an American capture by Lieut. Chauncey of the British ship Lady Murray, excerpt of a letter from surgeon of the Chesapeake of battle with the Shannon including list of killed and wounded, account of the capture of schooner Loraon, report of British attack at Crany Island, report of the battle between the Shannon and the US ship Chesapeake, capture of Chesapeake, multiple reports of British attack at Hampton, report of British attack at New London, report of American retrieval of provisions deposited at Oswego, mention of British attack at Oswego, report that Proctor had joined the British at 40 Mile Creek, report Commodore Chauncey expected to sail out of Sacketts Harbour about the 4th of July, reports that Gen. Parker arrived at Albany, Hampton at Newburgh, arrival of British prisoners of war to New York, reports of British arriving in Portsmouth harbour chasing a number of vessels, chased off by US ship Enterprise, which grounded, arrival of 500-600 men at Windsor, Vermont, arrival of 400 men from Windsor, Vermont, artillery detachment arrival from Albany; Issue for Oct. 15, 1814 includes report of Major General Winfield Scott's arrival in Washington escorted by Colonel Laval's cavalry, report from Sackett's Harbour on the American and British navies, a debate on a bill to temporarily remove the seat of government from the City of Washington due to the war, the Military Committee wishing to have the President commission gold medals for distinguished service for Major Generals Brown and Scott and silver medals to Brigadier Generals Ripley, Miller and Porter for their efforts at Chippewa, Erie and Niagara as well as gold medals to Brigadier General Gaines for efforts at Erie and Brigadier General Macomb for efforts at Plattsburg, resolutions of the House on the victory of Commodore Thomas Macdonough at the Battle on Lake Champlain, more detail on the proposed removal of the seat of government from Washington, a letter from Major General Andrew Jackson to the Secretary of War on repelling the British at Fort Bowyer on the Point of Mobile and naval battle reports on the vessels Hermes, Sophie, and Carron, a letter from Major William Lawrence to Andrew Jackson on the battle at Fort Bowyer, military promotions of Alexander Macomb, Roger Jones, J. Hindman, more on the removal of the seat of government, citizens of Washington offering to volunteer in defense of the city, banks willing to loan the government funds to re-build destroyed government buildings, assignments of Major General Scott, General Winder and Major General Gaines, report of 300 British prisoners from Fort Erie passed through Washington, Montreal newspaper report condemning Provost for his actions at the Battle of Lake Champlain, trouble with stage coaches traveling between New Haven and Bridgeport due to cannon fire, report of a British naval squadron appearing off New Port and by Long Island and New Bedford, report of enemy naval movements from Norfolk, announcement of a book entitled "A Narrative of the Battle of Bladensburg" by and officer of General Smith, report on the amassing navy at Kingston under Drummond and the defenses at Sackett's Harbor, report of American and British naval news from Nova Scotia and the east coast, actions of the American sloop of war, The Peacock, in international waters, an enlistment announcement by Captain Perrin Willis of the 2nd Regiment Infantry, listing of American officers and privates released from parole on October 13, other notices report on stray horses, properties for sale, runaway slaves, imprisonments, missing livestock, medical lectures at the University of Maryland, stage lines, auctions, etc

Issued daily: -v. 38, no. 5423 (Mar. 4, 1837)

Publishers: Gales and Seaton, <1814-1860>

Brigham, C.S. Amer. newspapers

The Intelligencer was an American newspaper that was established in Washington by Samuel Harrison Smith, a young Jeffersonian-Republican from Philadelphia. The paper was a supporter of the Jefferson and Madison administrations until 1810 when it was sold to Joseph Gales Jr. from North Carolina. In 1812 William Seaton joined Gales as a publishing partner. The paper made significant contributions to the nation and wielded considerable influence in political circles during its publication

Daily ed.: Daily national intelligencer, 1813-<1869>

Weekly eds.: Weekly national intelligencer (Washington, D.C.), 1841-<1869>, and: Universal gazette (Philadelphia, Pa. : Nov. 1797), 1810-1814

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